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Just over two years after opening, D'Amico's Italian Market has closed its location on White Oak. According to a statement from owners Nash D'Amico and Brina D'Amico Donaldson, the decision to close had a lot to do with the reorientation of White Oak towards bars and nightlife. Local blog The Heights Life reported on Facebook that the main iss...

By Michael Sudhalter   Washington Heights resident Sammy Patranella Sr. grew up in a home that his father built in 1938, a block away from Washington Ave. Sammy Sr., along with his wife, Josephine and son, Sammy Jr., started the restaurant in 1991 built a restaurant in that same home, 813 Jackson Hill St. It's no surprise that Patranel...

By Christopher Shelton   Pizza is a customer favorite at Old Town Spring restaurant The Italian Joint. When Maria Macri took her first stroll among the shops in Old Town Spring, she said she knew it was the right spot for her future restaurant.   "Literally the minute I drove in I heard the angels sing," Maria said. "I was like,...

Il Texas è uno degli Stati Americani caratterizzati dalla più veloce crescita economica e demografica degli ultimi 5 anni. È il terzo stato dell'Unione per prodotto interno lordo, situandosi, dietro laCalifornia e lo Stato di New York. Ha una popolazione di 26 milioni di abitanti, con un reddito medio procapite di 45mila dollari.   Tre città...

La cucina è magia, e con un moto d'orgoglio possiamo dire che quella mediterranea è senz'altro la più ricca in fantasia. Per celebrarla si è inaugurata a Houston, in Texas, la "Settimana della Cucina Mediterranea", una manifestazione che durerà da sabato 11 a sabato 18 maggio, inquadrata nel contesto dell'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uni...

by Alison Cook   Several bites into the Dungeness crab salad at Amalfi, the svelte new Italian restaurant from former Arcodoro chef Giancarlo Ferrara, I hit something unfamiliar. Amid pearly hunks of crabmeat, gentle flecks of chive and perfumed lemon dressing hid a pale, stemmy green with a curiously supple crunch.   It wasn't bitter...

Immediately when you walk through the doors of Radio Milano Restaurant in City Centre you get a hip, chic feeling like you're in the coolest corner of Los Angeles or Miami or some other sunny sleek cosmopolitan locale.   The restaurant is located inside of Hotel Sorella. The name came about because of the owners' declaration that they a...

by Allen Jones   Maggiano's Little Italy opened in the newly expanded Baybrook Mall at 700 Baybrook Mall Drive in Friendswood. The Brinker International Inc. owned and operated restaurant opened Nov. 9. It is the second location the company has opened in the greater Houston area offering a made-from-scratch Italian-American menu.  ...

by Greg Morago   Houston is mad for pizza. Pie shops are opening faster than you can say pepperoni. But pieman Anthony Calleo of Pi Pizza isn't sweating the competition. He knows he has great pizza. So do his many fans who knew him from more than four years of slinging slices out of his popular pizza truck. His biggest vote of confidenc...

A prominent Houston developer will build an Italian-inspired luxury hotel on a high bluff overlooking Austin and the Hill Country, alongside a new office building project. Giorgio Borlenghi, founder of Interfin Cos. LP and a native of Milan, Italy, will build the Hotel Granduca northwest of the corner of Capital of Texas Highway and Bee Cave Road....

Città: VeronaPaese: ITALIAPeriodo di svolgimento: 04/04/2013 - 10/04/2013Partners: Fiera VeronaDescrizione: Come ogni anno continuerà con Fiera Verona la collaborazione della Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas per il Vinitaly, fiera di riferimento per il settore vinicolo ed enogastronomico. Giunto ormai alla 47° edizione il Vinitaly rappres...

by Scott Reitz   Over the Christmas break I traveled to New York City and Washington D.C., where I ate seven meals a day doing my best to absorb as much as possible in each city. While I wandered around, I discovered a few trends on my own, in restaurants that have opened since I last visited -- ramen shops and Izakayas seemed to point to ra...